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Novak Djokovic wrapped up his Roland Garros preparations by winning the Belgrade Open trophy. It was his 83rd ATP Tour title, after beating qualifier Alex Molcan 6-4, 6-3 in the final on Saturday. Djokovic believes he is in good shape after his week in Serbia.
“It definitely gives me a great feeling and boost of confidence for flying into Paris,” he said. “I am thrilled with the way I have been playing this week, very satisfied with the way I have been feeling on the court and striking the ball.
“I am ready. Paris is definitely one of the highest goals of the season and hopefully I will be able to kick start that tournament in the best possible way and work my way deep into the tournament.”
World No 1 will start his French Open campaign against Tenys Sandgren and he feels things are falling into place.
“I feel that from the Rome tournament I have just been striking the ball better, finding my timing, using the court better, moving actually better,” he said. “Not being a half a step late as I was in Monte Carlo at the beginning of the clay court season.
“I feel like Rome and this tournament have been really important for the confidence and for Roland Garros. I am ready, I’m fit and I’m motivated. I am just very happy with the lead up to Paris.”